2021-05-25 Net Minutes

Net Minutes


Check-ins (19)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Rick Meyers (KI5OUV)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Mark Coppock (KG5PDT)
  • Randy Field (K5RLF)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Lee Lance (KK5QO)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Field Day is definitely a “go”
  • Upcoming Events
    • Memorial Day this upcoming Monday
    • Indianapolis 500 2nd Race (W9IMS)
      • Nice QSL cards
    • Fleet Week in New York City (W2F)
    • Birthplace of Memorial Day (W2M)
    • “Strange Antenna” Challenge (K0S)
      • maybe a local bronze statue?
    • CQ Magazine CW contest this weekend 2021-05-31
    • Day of the YLs contest in memory of Carine Dubois (F5ISY/SK)

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)

  • Field Day
    • Dinner will be available
      • No tickets, but request $10 donation
      • BBQ and “primary sides” provided
      • Bring your own sides and desserts for a pot-luck!
    • Raffle
      • Need to sell more tickets!
      • Contact me if you’re interested in buying raffle tickets or selling to your friends and family
    • Prizes:
      • $500 HRO gift certificate
      • Benelli Nova 12 GA Shotgun
      • Yaesu FT-60R handheld
      • Custom-made wallet from Richard Epting (KG5WIV)
    • Hourly Door Prize Drawings
    • Need help with setup, operations, and teardowns (esp. through the night)

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • Minutes will be sent out at the end of the net
  • Hoping to close on the house by the end of the week
  • Looking forward to seeing y’all at the meeting and at Field Day!

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • Balance: $4,734.66
  • 58 club members
  • Next meeting: 2021-06-19
    • Location still TBD… stay tuned!

Announcements / Comments

Question for conversation: Do you use any station automation?

Bill Rose (K5WTR)

  • What’s the update on the tower light problem?
    • N5ZKF:
      • antenna is still on back-order
      • expecting it by mid- to late-June
      • Tower work is still being planned

Lee Lance (KK5QO)

  • Looking to have a VE test session at the American Legion Building
  • Might be able to use it for club meeting as well

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